Auto Industry News

France and Spain Auto Sales Tanking

Spain, one of the countries worst hit by Europe’s debt crisis, posted a further 17-percent drop in car sales last month. Consumer registrations have now been in uninterrupted decline for more than two years, industry body ANFAC said. Spain is in worse shape, of course. Given the state of things in Spain, maybe a 17% […]

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Top Selling Cars in America, September 2011 Edition

It’s good to see that Americans have finally learned their lesson about ridiculously huge vehicles. Gas prices have come down recently, and buyers haven’t flooded showrooms, desperate to buy the biggest vehicle they could find. Wait, that’s *exactly* what they did. According to Cars.com, the top three best selling vehicles for September 2011 were: Ford […]

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Trucks are Still King

Though gas prices have come down somewhat from their high this year, I think I speak for everyone when I say the dinosaur juice doesn’t come cheap these days. In spite of that, the two best selling vehicles year to date in the United States are, by far, pickup trucks. Full size pickup trucks, at […]

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April Automotive Sales Highlights

The sales numbers for April 2010 are out, and they’re pretty positive across the board. Hell, even Chrysler managed a sales increase. Yes, you read that correctly. No, I didn’t mean Toyota. I meant Chrysler. You know, those cats that make the Sebring. They had a sales increase. Really. April’s top dogs: Chrysler: Up 61% […]

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March 2010 Sales – Fantastic

Nearly across the board, March 2010 was an excellent month to be selling cars. All major companies (with the notable exception of Chrysler) posted a sales gain for the month – though a few brands still managed to stink it up. Here are a couple of the big winners: Buick: Up 76% – It would […]

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Sales Recap: November 2009

The great ( or not so great, depending on your point of view ) month of November, two thousand and nine is behind us. Another month of car sales, with some high points, and some low points. So, who came out a winner, and who came out a loser? Check out some highlights: November 2009 […]

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Hyundai’s New Rep

Hyundai’s New Rep Ever since the launch of the anticipated Genesis, Hyundai has been stepping up to the plate. The Genesis sedan took it’s first North America Car of the year award for 2009. After judged by 50 full time automotive experts who have critically analyze each and every car from the market, with months […]

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June Sales Numbers

As usual, I won’t bore you with every single detail on how June’s auto sales went. Instead, I’ll touch on some of the best, and some of the worst. If you don’t see it here, then you can safely assume that brand falls somewhere in between. To start off with, let’s take a look at […]

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